A case study
Stratos Hotel case study
DESIGNED FOR DESKTOP, TABLET & MOBILEA warm and hospitable Hotel in Afytos, Kassandra in Chalkidiki, the Stratos Hotel is ideal for families and friends that want to enjoy the Greek summer and relax by the pool enjoying a refreshing drink. The website has plenty of photographic and textual information, that is presented in an easy to read manner which is compatible with both Desktop Computers and Tablet Devices. Even though there isn’t a Mobile Site available, any modern mobile phone such as an iPhone can offer the online visitor a pleasant experience. With a pinch and a zoom, all information is accessible at the user’s finger tips. A search tool and a Newsletter subscription box, add extra value to the user eXperience, helping online visitors gain better access to the information they seek. Τhe website is built using our best selling x2iManager CMS for Hotels v.2 and is Search Engine Optimized in all available languages.
Desktop Computer (PC, Mac, Linux)Using stretched images as backgrounds, the Stratos Hotel website has been designed in a way that makes the user experience it’s pages like viewing them through a window. The use of Hues of Blue give it a Greek summer feeling that is so important for a Greek Summer Resort. In order to have users keep in mind that making an online booking is always a click away, the x2interactive web design team decided to place the Reservation form in all pages. The content of the website is presented in many languages. As of the date of this writing it is available in 7 languages. As a fun addition to the browsing experience, there is a Send a Postcard option available, through which users can fill in their name and email and a friend’s name an email and choose one of three available post cards to send. All in all the Stratos Hotel website is a fresh, happy experience for any website user visiting it.
Mobile Phones (iPhones, Android, Blackberry)
The Stratos Hotel mobile site aims to inform the mobile user in a fast an easy manner. The design of the mobile version of the site, has adopted features from the desktop website’s look & feel. The prominent top bar has three major features (Reservation, Offers and Contact us). By using a strong top bar like this with the logo of the hotel standing out, the x2interactive web design team aims to grab the full attention of the online visitor. The Mobile site is optimised for mobile phone browsing, minimum cellular data bandwidth usage and fast download speeds. For easier access, iOS and Android users can save the mobile site as a branded icon to their mobile phone’s home page.